style scout: retro chic.
A confession: I don't own a dishwasher. I traded in delicate, moisturized hands and perfectly manicured nails for pretty views, some extra square footage and life in New York City. I never thought I...
Mar 21, 2012
style scout: urban terrace.
Being from Chicago, there are days when I desperately miss the Windy City for its breathtaking views and sweeping skyline (though, I could do without the freezing winter months). But stumbling upon...
Feb 29, 2012
style scout: single serving.
Growing up, the dining room in my family’s home was an alcove reserved for elaborate events, such as my mother’s celebrated Thanksgiving feast. On every other day of the year, this area...
Feb 15, 2012
style scout: gray grooming.
There is a disproportionate amount of beaded tops and lace numbers in our respective closets. And we'd be lying to you if we said we don't often gravitate toward beautiful pieces of furniture with...
Oct 06, 2011
style scout: fashion forward.
The legendary Coco Chanel famously advised to take one thing off before leaving the house in order to not look overdone. Well, we think PHDesign, which was responsible for this Miami Beach bedroom,...
Sep 29, 2011
style scout: red hot.
Last week’s foray into blue was, of course, anything but; the calming hue is way more cheerful than the music movement that shares its name would imply. But they got it right when it comes to...
Sep 15, 2011
style scout: moody blues.
Isn’t it funny that we use “blue” to describe the way we’re feeling when we’re in a funk? For us, blue is the exact opposite: calming and refreshing, especially when...
Sep 08, 2011
style scout: fade to black.
It’s almost second nature for us to throw on a little black dress if we’re going for a pulled-together and elegant look, so why all the eyebrow-knitting when someone mentions going for...
Sep 01, 2011
style scout: golden rule.
If you ever had a doubt that the inimitable Jamie Drake has a bit of a Midas touch when it comes to design, this space should be enough to squash it: literally and figuratively. This New York City...
Aug 25, 2011
style scout: balancing act.
There is not a single thing about this dramatic bath that doesn’t work for us. Los Angeles-based Dianna Wong’s vision for the space was simple: “I really wanted to capture a...
Aug 18, 2011
style scout: natural wonder.
We’ve always had a bit of a thing for Brad Ford, but then he went and created this little, luxury liquor mobile, and things got a little more...well, serious. We immediately started plotting...
Aug 11, 2011
style scout: island affair.
We can hear what you’re thinking: Didn’t you tease us mercilessly with your vacation destination Style Scout post last week? It’s true. We did. But it’s nearly Friday, and...
Aug 04, 2011